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AI to Speed Up 119 Emergency Call Processing

AI to Speed Up 119 Emergency Call Processing

DAEJEON, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The state-funded Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute said Thursday that it has completed setting up an artificial intelligence (AI)-based 119 emergency call reporting system at the Gasuwon Safety Center in the Daejeon Fire Headquarters and begun assessment tests. 119 is a fire and ambulance emergency number in South Korea. [...]

SK Telecom Helps with COVID-19 Vaccination Through AI

SK Telecom Helps with COVID-19 Vaccination Through AI

SEOUL, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., the country’s largest mobile carrier, said Thursday that it had entered into a business agreement with the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KCDC) for the establishment of an artificial intelligence (AI)-based service designed to help with COVID-19 vaccination. Under this system, SK Telecom’s NUGU AI [...]

Half of Firms Pick Shortage of Talent as Biggest Hurdle for AI: Survey

Half of Firms Pick Shortage of Talent as Biggest Hurdle for AI: Survey

SEOUL, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean companies pointed to the difficulty in securing professionals as the biggest hurdle preventing them from adopting artificial intelligence (AI), a local think tank said Monday. The state-run Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade recently conducted a survey of 283 companies, with 53 percent of them choosing [...]

State Institute Unveils New Korean Language Datasets for AI Learning

State Institute Unveils New Korean Language Datasets for AI Learning

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Institute of the Korean Language said Tuesday that it had unveiled eight kinds of new Korean language datasets, essential learning data for artificial intelligence (AI) to improve Korean language processing capability through its website. In August 2020, the institute released Korean language corpus for AI learning on [...]

Stibo DX Partners with Sophi.io, Strengthening Automation on CUE Publishing Platform

Stibo DX Partners with Sophi.io, Strengthening Automation on CUE Publishing Platform

TORONTO, March 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Stibo DX and Sophi.io are partnering to integrate Sophi, The Globe and Mail’s automation, prediction and optimization tools, into Stibo DX’s publishing platform, CUE. Sophi will be a native extension in CUE’s user interface.     “As an open and extensible publishing platform, CUE is meant to be integrated with best-of-breed [...]

Feedzai Fairband: World’s Most Advanced Framework for AI Fairness

Feedzai Fairband: World’s Most Advanced Framework for AI Fairness

SAN MATEO, Calif. and LONDON, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Feedzai, the leading cloud-based financial risk management platform, has announced Feedzai Fairband, the world’s most advanced AI fairness framework. The new AutoML algorithm automatically discovers machine learning models with zero additional model training cost while increasing model fairness by up to 93%, on average. With this [...]

Sophi.io Announced as INMA Global Media Award Finalist in 5 Categories

Sophi.io Announced as INMA Global Media Award Finalist in 5 Categories

TORONTO, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Sophi.io, The Globe and Mail’s artificial intelligence-based optimization and prediction engine, was named a finalist in 5 categories of the Global Media Awards run by the International News Media Association (INMA):   Best Product and Tech Innovation   Best Initiative to Register Users  Best Initiative to Acquire Subscribers  Best Use of Data To Drive Subscriptions, [...]